Matariki Education Resource 

Raise your students’ awareness of Matariki!

This resource is designed for both Early Childhood and Primary learners, it has cross curricular links with Te Whāriki, as well as Social Sciences, Science, Literacy, and the Learning Languages area of the New Zealand Curriculum.

The unit provides you with up-to-date content knowledge and practical classroom activities. The content and activities relate to the theme of kaitiakitanga (guardianship). Handy Māori vocab lists are included so you can extend your students’ reo Māori.

Tangohia tenei putanga e ko i te reo Māori. Ko te matauranga te kaupapa o tenei rauemi.

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 Download the Matariki education resource (PDF, 1.42MB)

 Tangohia mai i nga rauemi ako mo Matariki (PDF, 1.91MB)

Matariki blog series

To further support learning check out our series of blogs based around the kaupapa of whānau - a theme which has shared with us by iwi in residence Ngāti Toa Rangatira.

Read the Matariki blogs